|Has US been fomenting Unrest in Iran, Jeremy R. Hammond - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for July 1, 2009 Has the US been fomenting unrest in Iran? An interview with editor Jeremy R. Hammond of Foreign Policy Journal Jeremy R. Hammond's June 23rd story: "Has the U.S. Played a Role in Fomenting Unrest During Iranâs Election?" It offers a kind of history of US propaganda and covert operations aimed at regime change in Iran with references to other operations of the NED in various countries...
Keywords: Iran; NED; Natonal Endowment for Democracy; CIA in Iran; is US fomenting unrest in Iran; Bush policy; Obama policy; US support for militant organizations operating in Iran
|Jeffrey Laurenti on the US, Israel, and Iran - Dori Smith, WHUS|
Talk Nation Radio for June 25, 2008 Jeffrey Laurenti on the US, Israel, and Iran Sanctions, House Resolution calling for a blockade of Iran, and US Politics Produced by Dori Smith, at WHUS, a Pacifica Affiliate at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT TRT: 29:45 The US State Department has informally introduced an initiative to set up an office in Tehran, the first such diplomatic program since the late 1970s...
Keywords: Jeffrey Laurenti; The Century Foundation; CFR; United Nations Association; Iran; war with Iran; bomb Iran; Bush administration; H. Con Res 362
|Diann Rust-Tierney of the NCADP on Troy Anthony Davis case - Dori Smith|
5:10 Interview on death penalty abuses, issues of race and unfairness, and a multitude of cases that have been later found to have been mishandled by the U.S. legal system. In this interview taped just prior to the U.S. Supreme Court decision on granting the Troy Davis case a review, legal expert, Diann Rust-Tierney offers her assessment of the case. Diann Rust-Tierney is Executive Director of the NCADP, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty...
Keywords: NCADP; The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty; Troy Davis; Troy Anthony Davis; Dori Smith; U.S. Supreme Court; witnesses recant testimony
|Marine Veteran Charles McKinney, Journalist Dahr Jamail, Psychiatrist Jamshid A Marvasti, War and Mental Hell - Dori Smith|
Marine Veteran Charles McKinney, Journalist Dahr Jamail, Psychiatrist Jamshid A Marvasti, War and Mental Hell This Week on Sprouts: Marine Veteran Charles McKinney, Journalist Dahr Jamail, Psychiatrist Jamshid A Marvasti War and Mental Hell PRODUCER, Dori Smith Talk Nation Radio, Storrs, Connecticut Left KU Channel: 11/11/2009 3PM EST Total time 29:45 seconds music fades Download as broadcast quality .mp3 after Wednesday at 2PM EST: here http://www.audioport.org (free download access to the publ...
Keywords: Veteran's Day 2009; Jeff McKinney; Charles McKinney; US Military Veteran speaks out about his son's suicide in Iraq; urges the Military to do more to screen for TBI; traumatic brain injury; Psychiatrist does hypothetical assessment of Dr. Hasan; allleged FT Hood Shooter; Dahr Jamail on FT Hood and damage to US Military caused by Iraq and Afghan War policies
|Fix Diebold Voting Machines - Issues Before November Vote - Dori Smith, WHUS and Pacifica producer|
Talk Nation Radio for February 14, 2008 Fix Diebold Voting Machines - Issues Before November Vote Dr. Rebecca Mercuri, Professor Alex Shvartsman, Deputy Secretary of State Lesley Mara, and Connecticut Registrars discuss problems with the voting machines and security protocols set up to use them. TRT:29:36 We speak with Connecticut registrars of voter from New Canaan where a voting machine broke down in 2007 and LHS guided a mid election repair...
Keywords: Diebold; Premier Election Solution; Dr. Rebecca Mercuri; Professor Alex Shvartsman; Deputy Secretary of State Lesley Mara; Registrars of New Canaan CT; Alec Yasinsac; voting machine failure; mid election repair; chaos at Connecticut polling places; LHS Associates
|Idrees Ahmad on Pakistan, Clinton, Drones, and US Policy in the Region - Dori Smith|
Idrees Ahmad on Pakistan, Clinton, Drones, and US Policy in the Region Talk Nation Radio for October 30, 2009 Idrees Ahmad on Pakistan, Clinton, Drones, and US Policy in the Region TRT: 29:24 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here and at Radio4all.net and Archive.org. Idrees Ahmad returned to his native Pakistan where he reported for Inter Press Service in an October 30, 2009 story âThe US in Pakistanâs Mind: Nothing but Aversionâ...
Keywords: Pakistan; drones; Pakistani and US media; analysis of Pakistani viewpoint on US policy in the region; Afghanistan; US Military; US President Barack Obama; US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; mention too with clip; Gretta Van Sustern; on her interview with Hillary Clinton
|Donna Conroy, Bright Future Jobs, on Talk Nation Radio, part 2 - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio, Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:42 Download at Pacifica's Audioport or at Archive.org and Radio4all.net We continue our special on US Jobs, how US workers are being marginalized, their jobs outsourced in many cases to workers who are being brought to America to work under visas held by their bosses. They have H1B status. We hear more from Donna Conroy, Executive Director of Bright Future Jobs...
Keywords: Donna Conroy; Bright Future Jobs; Talk Nation Radio; outsourcing; H1B; L1 status workers; a private work force; corporate visas
|Amjad Shawa, Palestine, Cecelia Goin, Jerusalem, and Francis A. Boyle, on Gaza Embargo Change and Israel's Investigation into Flotilla Deaths - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for June 17, 2010 Amjad Shawa, Palestine, Cecelia Goin, Jerusalem, and Francis A. Boyle, on Gaza, Was a deal struck to lighten the blockade of Gaza in exchange for cooperation with investigation of flotilla killings? Israel announced it will add more items to the list of goods allowed into Gaza. We contacted Palestinian aid coordinator Amjad Shawa as the story was developing, ICRC, spokesperson Cecelia Goin for comment on their strongest call yet for Israel to lift its blockade...
Keywords: Gaza Embargo against international law says ICRC; Turkey; US; EU; calls to lift embargo; Gaza Flotilla; aid; ICRC; killings on Mavi Marmara; investigative panel includes biased panel members; Lord David Trimble; Friends of Israel Initiative member and former Canadian Military attorney; Ken Watkin
|Veteran for Peace Fred Louis, and Organizers for Dahr Jamailâs Will to Resist War Tour of CT - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for September 17, 20090 Veteran for Peace Fred Louis, and Organizers for Dahr Jamailâs Will to Resist War Tour of CT TRT: 29:26 Produced by Dori Smith Short audio clips for montage about Iraq and Afghan Wars: Democracy Now, NPR Morning Edition, sound from Pepperspray Production, Eyewitness In Iraq, Dahr Jamail an Unembedded Report Download at Audioport.org Radio4all.net and Archive.org Connecticut Plans Six Events: Topics: Six CT Events mark UN International Day of Peace Fred ...
Keywords: Hope Out Loud; Dahr Jamail; Veterans for Peace; Connecticut United for Peace; Promoting Enduring Peace; WHUS Radio FM 91.7; Talk Nation Radio; WESU 88.1 Wesleyan University; Unniversity of Connecticut Dodd Center; Konover auditorium; Wrench in the Works in Willimantic; Central Connecticut State University; Eastern Connecticut State University; Will to Resist War Tour; Connecticut 2009; Journalist Dahr Jamail on 2009 book; The Will to Resist; Soldiers who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan
|Sprouts: Sustainable Aid to Africans - Dori Smith|
Pacificaâs Sprouts: Sustainable Aid for Africans Lifeline International This Week on Sprouts : Sustainable Aid for Africans Lifeline International Produced by Dori Smith Talk Nation Radio studios, Storrs, CT Left KU Channel Thursday, September 10, 2009, 3PM EST Total Time: 28:54 Download as broadcast quality .mp3 after Wednesday, September 10 at 2PM EST at http://www.audioport.org Here Or go to Weekly programs and click on: Sprouts: Sustainable Aid for Africans or search Sprouts...
Keywords: Dan Wolf; philanthropist; darfur; sudan; rocket stove; sprouts; pacifica; sustainable aid for africans
|The Retirement Fund Crisis in Context with scholar James W. Russell and Journalist Morton Mintz (part 2) - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 18, 2009 The Retirement Fund Crisis in Context with James W. Russell Part two of two, each stands alone With comments from Journalist Morton Mintz and clips of Democratic Party head Howard Dean, who calls on the Senate to scrap the health care bill and send it back to the House for restoration. TRT: 29:50 music fades 6 seconds Download at Pacificaâs Audioport and at Radio4all.net and Archive.org More from James W...
Keywords: retirement fund crisis; bonuses; ING; James W. Russell; Morton Mintz; Aetna CEO Ronald A. Williams; bonuses and high salaries for retirement fund executives; investors lose 40 percent of their investment
|Talk Nation Radio interview with Prof Alex Shvartsman on Diebold TSX Integrity Flaws - Dori Smith|
The Diebold TSX voting terminal Diebold submitted in 2006 as state voting officials were running their legal procurement process is easily hacked. Prof Shvartsman explains what was learned by the University of Connecticut Voting Technology Research Center. Story at talknationradio.org and ctnewsjunkie.com
Keywords: Diebold TSX; Alex Shvartsman; Dori Smith; Voting Machine Easily Hacked
|Dahr Jamail on Tactical Perception Management in Iraq - Dori Smith, WHUS producer|
There has been a new emphasis in Washington on the creation of an Iraq War success story just ahead of US Presidential elections. We asked acclaimed journalist and author Dahr Jamail to assess the reality of this success and talk about his recent story in Tom Dispatch on "Tactical Perception Management in Iraq". If you read through corporate media reports, he points out, you find language that if taken literally would mean that "Iraq Has Only Militants, No Civilians"...
Keywords: Iraq war; civilians; tactical perception management; SAIC; Department of Defense; war propaganda; civilian casualty reports; incident reports from the US Military later discredited by Iraqi police but US media doing no verifications of information despite years of deception
|Chuck Luther Thanksgiving Message for President Obama and the Military part two with reinstalled player - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for 11-26-09 reuploaded to correct problem with embedded player. TRT:29:50 Produced by Dori Smith Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here and at Radio4all.net and Archive.org In his Thanksgiving message President Barack Obama said it was a time to remember those who cannot sit down to break bread with those they love. He was referring to the more than 5100 US soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001...
Keywords: Chuck Luther; SGT Chuck Luther; Iraq War Veteran; Veteran demands changes for the Military in treatment of soldiers with PTSD and or TBI; traumatic brain injury; part two of hour long interview
|The US President, the Peace Prize, and War in the Middle East, Discussion with Francis A. Boyle and Norwegian Editor Rolleiv Solholm - Dori Smith|
The US President, the Peace Prize, and War in the Middle East Francis A. Boyle and Norwegian Editor Rolleiv Solholm Talk Nation Radio special 1 hour discussion on politics, human rights, and the environment. Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 59:09 International Law and politics expert Francis A. Boyle, and Rolleiv Solholm, Chief Editor at The Norway Post, discuss prospects for peace in Palestine and assess the significance of President Barack Obamaâs Nobel Peace Prize...
Keywords: The Norway Post; Rolleiv Solholm; Chief Editor; Prof Francis A. Boyle; International Law expert; Palestine; war is peace; peace is war; Orwell's 1984 as Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize; not as bad as Kissinger getting it; Norway has troops in Afghanistan; but NATO Gen. Sect. calls for more in general; peace keeping mission or not; escalation of war in Afghanistan; violence in Pakistan; civil war trends in Pakistan; Netanyahu trying to push Palestinians into intifada 3; which would be disaster says Boyle
|Ned Lamont on President Obama's 1st 100 Days - Dori Smith, Talk Nation Radio, a media workshop in Connecticut|
Talk Nation Radio special April 22, 2009 Ned Lamont on President Obama's 1st 100 Days Featuring student government leader Jason Ortiz, of Storrs, CT. This program was produced in Mansfield at our new Talk Nation Radio studios! Special thanks to Pacifica Network and Ursula Rudenberg for her help and guidance over the years as well as others in the Pacifica broadcast family. More below. Ned Lamont on President Obama's 1st 100 Days TRT: 29:40 Speaking in Mansfield Connecticut, a tanned Ned Lamont h...
Keywords: Ned Lamont; Iran; Connecticut; Jodi Rell; taxes; the environment; Democratic race for Governor in 2010
|Suncere Ali Shakur on Grass Roots Aid for Haiti - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for January 20, 2010 Suncere Ali Shakur on Grass Roots Aid for Haiti http://mutualaiddisasterrelief.com/ We hear about the urgently needed grass roots medical and food aid efforts by some of same people who went into New Orleans in 2005 to help the most poor victims of Hurricane Katrina. Their first team into Port au Prince is already working to give out aid and provide medical support...
Keywords: Suncere Ali Shakur; Grass Roots Aid for Haiti; Mutual Aid Disaster Relief; Being Able to Move Heaven and Earth for Haiti; medical and food aid for Haiti; long term; the people who helped New Orleans; Common Ground Aid; now help Haiti
|Dahr Jamail on the Will to Resist within the US Military - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for September 10, 2009 Dahr Jamail on the Will to Resist within the US Military Dahr Jamail continues to describe some of his personal reactions to interviewing U.S. soldiers. He points out that some 1.4 million Iraqi civilians are said to have perished since the 2003 U.S. invasion. The soldiers too are victims of the U.S. Military, âthe green machineâ Jamail says. And the Military doesnât care any more about them than about the Iraqi people...
Keywords: Dahr Jamail; US Military; The Will to Resist; Soldiers who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan; CT book tour 2009; Will to Resist http://willtoresist.blogspot.com
|The BP Spill, litigation, and health dangers from Pesticides - Dori Smith|
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Patti Goldman, Earth Justice, on the BP Spill, Dispersant Chemicals, and Risks from Pesticides See: Litigant, Gulf Restoration Network, at www.earthjustice.org Talk Nation Radio for June 2, 2010 The BP Spill, litigation, and health dangers from Pesticides Interview with Patti Goldman, Patti Goldman is Vice President for Litigation, at Earth Justice Environmental Law Plus ADHD and other Affects from Pesticides In this report: Corexit, BP, Oil Spill, Earth Justice, link bet...
Keywords: Patti Goldman; Earth Justice; litigation against BP; MMS; and work of
|Easter in Israeli-Occupied Jerusalem - Dori Smith|
This week on Sprouts: Easter in Israeli-Occupied Jerusalem Produced by Dori Smith, of Talk Nation Radio in Storrs, Connecticut Left KU Channel Thursday, April 1, 3PM EST Total time 28:59 Download as broadcast quality .mp3: For years Palestinian Muslims have been locked out of Jerusalem's holy Al Aqsa Mosque, unable to freely practice religion in a city that was supposed to be shared freely, under the General Assembly vote that partitioned Jerusalem into an Arab and Jewish section, East and West...
Keywords: Frank Barat; Mazin Qumsiyeh; Francis A. Boyle; Palestine; Palestinian; Christian; Jew; Muslim; Jerusalem; Protests against wall; apartheid; UN General Assembly vote partitioned Jerusalem into East and West; for Jews and Palestinians; Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu unilaterally and illegally reverses UN General Assembly decision and evicts Palestinians from East Jerusalem
|Norman Finkelstein on Gaza, University of Connecticut April 7, 2009 - Dori Smith|
Part One Norman Finkelstein on Gaza and Saeed Ahghari M.D., just back from Gaza April 10th, 2009 Talk Nation Radio for April 8, 2009 This show features part one of a longer talk by Norman Finkelstein on Gaza which we will upload in the next few days. Dr. Saeed Ahghari visited Gaza as an emergency medicine specialist treating wounded and assessing the crisis for civilians. TRT:29:54 Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS, Storrs, CT We hear from Middle East expert Norman Finkelstein who spoke at the Univer...
Keywords: Norman Finkelstein at UCONN April 7; 2009; on Gaza
|David Rovics on the Music of Political and Economic Activism - Dori Smith, Talk Nation Radio studios|
Talk Nation Radio for September 24, 2009 David Rovics on the Music of Political and Economic Activism David Rovics is on an international tour, and he met up with Dahr Jamail briefly in Connecticut where they shared the stage at Wesleyan University. Prior to his arrival we spoke with Rovics by phone to discuss his tour and the significance of sharing a stage with Dahr Jamail. First we hear a clip of Dahr Jamail answering our question at a press conference regarding the Obama administrationâs le...
Keywords: David Rovics; Dahr Jamail; Will to Resist War Tour of Connecticut 2009; International Day of Peace; G20; Europe; protest; protest songs; peace movement; activism
|Sprouts: Voices of Concern about Obamaâs MidEast Policies - Dori Smith, Talk Nation Radio studios, Storrs CT|
Sprouts: Voices of Concern about Obamaâs MidEast Policies July 9th, 2009 This weekâs Sprouts: Voices of Concern about Obamaâs MidEast Policies Produced by: Dori Smith and David Haseltine, WHUS Storrs, FM 91.7 at the University of Connecticut Left KU Channel Thursday, July 9, 2009 3PM EST TRT: 29:23 This weekâs stories: There are important conversations taking place in the US and around the world as the foreign policy strategies of President Obama andVice President Biden become more clear...
Keywords: David Haseltine; WHUS Radio Storrs; Professor Cyrus E. Zirakzadeh; UCONN Poli Sci Dept; Camillo Mac Bica; Vet for Peace; Jeremy R. Hammond; Foreign Policy Journal; Francis A. Boyle; U of Illinois Law; Trita Parsi; President NIAC; Sherwood Ross; Anti War News Service
|Diebold Machine Failures in CT and Florida - Dori Smith|
Is Diebold, Inc. undergoing a financial meltdown? We look at recent news on the company as stocks fall, employees sell off their shares, and memory card failures appear to be far more complicated than originally suspected. Diebold replaced some 300 cards in Florida, 25 in Valusia County alone, and now with one week to go until the 2007 state and federal elections they have found five more bad memory cards in the county...
Keywords: Diebold; Michael J. Fischer; Talk Nation Radio; Dori Smith; Voting Machine Security Regulations; Connecticut; Florida; Washington; D.C; Grant Gross; Daniel Seligson; electionline.org; Secretary of State
|Chip Berlet and Max Blumenthal on America's Militant Right Wing - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for June 11, 2009 Chip Berlet and Max Blumenthal on America's Militant Right Wing TRT: 29:33 music fades long Music by Fritz Heede www.fritzheede.com Also see part one of our interview with Chip Berlet at Archive.org Comments at end about the shooting at the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C., which took place even as we were taping our interview with Max Blumenthal. In fact, our guest was predicting that the violence we saw in Kansas in the shooting of Physician George Tiller...
Keywords: Max Blumenthal; Chip Berlet; right wing violence; white supremacists; violence; shootings at the nation's capital; killing of Dr. Tiller; in contect; Hal Turner; arrest in CT for threatening legislators
|Rob Simmons keeps saying he served in the 'Army' in Vietnam, But he was Top CIA at Interrogation Center - Dori Smith, for Pacifica's Sprouts|
Pacifica Show: Sprouts, October 25, 2006 Dori Smith of Talk Nation Radio studios interviews Douglas Valentine, author of the book, 'The Phoenix Program'. We hear audio clips of Rob Simmons explaining that he was in a position of top authority at a Province Interrogation Center in Vietnam when he was there for the Central Intelligence Agency, CIA. Simmons refers to his Bronze Star won while he served in "the Army" but he leaves the far more important part of his service in Vietnam out, possibly b...
Keywords: lies of ommission; Rob Simmons was a CIA agent in Vietnam; in charge of an interrogation center; Douglas Valentine; The Phoenix Program
|Breaking News, Cairo, Egyptian Police Beat Gaza Freedom Marchers in Streets, 1 dead - Dori Smith|
Egyptian Police Beat Americans and Others Talk Nation Radio special with breaking news from Cairo December 31, 2009 Delegates from USA and other countries were beaten in Cairo. We get updates from two delegates to Gaza Freedom March who were beaten and thrown to sidewalk atop others already collapsed there. CORRECTION TO THIS PHRASE: Marie-Renée Le Grand died of a heart attack. We regret the error...
Keywords: Gaza Freedom March; Cairo police; beating protesters in streets of Cairo; Egypt; one French woman dead at hands of riot police; many others severely beaten and detained
|Pakistani Journalist Rahimullah Yusufzai on Faisal Shahzad and his breaking news from the tribal region - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for May 5, 2010 1. Is in 64 K, faster download 2. Is in 128, better quality download Music fades, 10 sec. Total Running Time: 28:52 Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, CT Music by Fritz Heede Download at Pacifica's Audioport and at Radio4all.net We speak with journalist RahimullahYusufzai, resident editor of The News in Peshawar. He joined us May 5th, as news reports were just coming in about the Pakistani family of would be Time Square bomber, Faisal Shahzad...
Keywords: Peshawar; reaction to Faisal Shahzad case in Pakistan; Pakistani Journalist Rahimullah Yusufzai
|Mark Perry on the leaked Pentagon Red Team Report on Hamas and Hezbollah - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for July 15, 2010 Mark Perry on the leaked Pentagon Red Team Report on Hamas and Hezbollah Portions of this program were used in Pacifica's weekly Sprouts broadcast 7-15-10. We asked Mark Perry to examine Israel's reasons for refusing Turkey's offer to negotiate a way out of the crisis posed by the Gaza flotilla killings. Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:00 Download at Pacifica's Audioport here and at archive.org and radio4all.net Mark Perry is a military and political analyst an...
Keywords: Journalist Mark Perry; leaked Pentagon Red Team Report; Hamas and Hezbollah; Gaza Flotilla Passengers not terrorists
|Jen Marlowe, on her play, There is a Field, the life and death of Palestinian Aseel Asleh in context - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for August 26, 2010 A Call to Theatrical Action from Jen Marlowe Jen Marlowe on her play, There is a Field, the life and death of Palestinian Aseel Asleh in context Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, CT Download at Pacifica's Audioport here or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org www.donkeysaddle.org For information on how to do a dramatic reading or performance of the play, There is a Field...
Keywords: Aseel Asleh; Jen Marlowe; There is a Field; Rumi; Palestinians; Israelis; deaths on Land Day; October 2000 known as black october; deaths related to second intifada and Sharon policies; Israeli security forces shoot 17 year old at point blank range in the head; former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
|Karl Frisch of Media Matters from DNC on Sarah Palin, Republican Party, and more - Dori Smith|
Rick Kelley, Coldsnap Legal Collective, Karl Frisch of Media Matters at the RNC Convention, a discussion on the media, the madness, and Gov. Sarah Palin September 3rd, 2008 Talk Nation Radio for September 3, 2008 Rick Kelley, Coldsnap Legal Collective, Karl Frisch of Media Matters at the RNC Convention, a discussion on the media, the madness, and Gov. Sarah Palin TRT: note 27:58 Download audio here We hear from Media Matterâs Director of Communication, Karl Frisch who is at the Republican Natio...
Keywords: Democratic National Convention; Karl Frisch; Media Matters; Gov. Sarah Palin; media and Palin
|Shannyn Moore on Talk Nation Radio discusses Gov. Sarah Palin - Dori Smith|
Just a Girl from Alaska, who knows Sarah Palin and has interviewed her many times as one of Alaska's leading progressive radio voices. Listen to this weekâs election special show or download at this JUST A GIRL FROM HOMER is attracting lots of attention because Moore knows Alaska Governor Sarah Palin well and has interviewed her many times. She delves into the more controversial Sarah Palin, her church, her prayers for Walmart and for mergers between âpeopleâ and âcorporationsâ and her call...
Keywords: Dori Smith interviews Shanynn Moore about Sarah Palin; Dick Cheney phone call to Palin; A. B. Culvahouse vetted Palin
|James W. Russell on the Great Retirement Rip Off, Connecticut Committee for Equity in Retirement - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for December 10, 2009 James W. Russell on the Great Retirement Rip Off âYou can get out of a bad mortgage by refinancing, OK? But you canât get out of a bad retirement system. Thatâs very strange. Itâs a form of financial serfdom, that I even wonder if itâs constitutional.â James W. Russell, author of six books including, Class and Race Formation in North America and Double Standard: Social Policy in Europe and the United States...
Keywords: Connecticut Committee for Equity in Retirement; James W. Russell; Connecticut Scholars tackle retirement fund rip offs and problems with 401k Alternative Retirement Fund Plans that lost value during US economic crisis
|CODEPINK nears destination of Rafah Crossing, USM Retired Col Ann Wright speaks to Talk Nation Radio - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio special for Friday March 6, 2009 60 Codepink and Women for Peace delegation near the Rafah Crossing, Dori Smith interviews USM Retired Col. Ann Wright We celebrate International Women's Day 2009 with coverage of CODEPINK. They organized a peace delegation to Gaza and are now gathering at the Rafah crossing with mostly women and a few young people and men. The delegates come from various countries including Pakistan, Egypt, and the US, and they will be meeting up with Israeli wo...
Keywords: Gaza; CODEPINK delegation; International Women's Day; USM Col Ann Wright; retired; with Medea Benjamin; Cindy and Craig Corrie; Alice Walker; and 60 others want to help the people of Gaza after the war; will the Israeli and Egyptian Governments let them cross?
|Michael Klare on his new book, Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy - Dori Smith, WHUS|
Talk Nation Radio for September 17, 2008 Michael Klare on his new book, Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy TRT: 29:48 Energy and security policy expert Michael T. Klare is our guest for the half hour. He is Five College Professor of the Peace and world security studies program at Hampshire College in Amherst and defense correspondent for the Nation Magazine. His most recent book is Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy...
Keywords: Michael Klare; Michael T. Klare; Rising Powers; Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy; China; Russia; North Pole; Iraq; U.S. foreign and military policy; U.S. stretegic interests; oil; resource wars
|Frank Barat, Coordinator, Russell Tribunal on Palestine, on Israel, the EU, and the USA,, War Crimes Violations in Palestine - Dori Smith|
Frank Barat, Israel, the EU, and the USA, War Crimes Violations in Palestine Talk Nation Radio Special for April 7, 2010 Frank Barat, Russell Tribunal on Palestine, Accountability Special: Israel, the EU, the USA, War Crimes Violations in Palestine TRT: 29:29 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here if you are a member or at Archive.org and Radio4all.net. This is the first of our series on accountability, global efforts to prevent war crimes and repressive policies in a decade of war and occupatio...
Keywords: Palestine; Palestinian; Gaza; Frank Barat; Russell Tribunal on Palestine; war crimes tribunal; people's tribunal; white phosphorus; illegal weapons used in Gaza War by Israel; provided by US and EU; boycott; divestment; sanctions; ISM
|Camillo âMacâ Bica of Veterans for Peace on US Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for June 18, 2009 Camillo âMacâ Bica of Veterans for Peace on US Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq TRT: 29:38 Produced by Dori Smith, Storrs, CT Talk Nation Radio studios Download at Pacificaâs Audioport or at Archive.org and Radio4all.net We discuss the March 22, 2007 open letter to fellow veterans by Camillo âMacâ Bica published by Foreign Policy in Focus, www.fpif.org. We must support U.S...
Keywords: Camillo Mac Bica; Iraq; Afghanistan; 4; 997 USM casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan
|Pacifica's Sprouts: Interview with Rahimullah Yusufzai, in Peshawar, Pakistan re Faisal Shahzad - Dori Smith|
Produced by: Dori Smith of Talk Nation Radio Reedited from this week's Talk Nation interview, contains news feature Interview with Rahimullah Yusufzai, in Peshawar, Pakistan Left KU Channel Thursday, May 6, 2010, 3PM EST TRT: 29:00 http://audioport.org and either use search work "Sprouts" - or go to Weekly Shows and choose sound file: "Sprouts: Times Square Bomber Faisal Shahzad http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=program-info&program_id=32797&nav=type&session=8e5f58fa56f747d36c19caef27e67d53&...
Keywords: Rahimullah Yusufzai; in Peshawar; Pakistan; Faisal Shahzad case; Waziristan; tribal region
|Rob Simmons on Campaign Trail, deceptions about Vietnam Service with CIA - Dori Smith|
Part 1 of 3: A Report on the CIA Interrogator turned Congressman and his support for the Military Co by Dori Smith and David Morse | Nov 3, 2006 11:11am (5) Comments | Commenting has expired Posted to: CT Elections 2006 username Auto-login on future visits password Forgot your password? submit simmonscourtneyDori Smith photo For all the splash of national spotlight on the Connecticut Congressional campaign, surprisingly little has been written about Congressman Rob Simmonsâ experience as a CIA ...
Keywords: Rob Simmons; lies about Vietnam
|John Atlas, on his new book, Seeds of Change, the story of ACORN - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for August 12, 2010 Part One of a Two Part Special on ACORN, Can Ccommunity Organizing make a Come Back in America? Produced by Dori Smith John Atlas joins us for a two part series on his new book, Seeds of Change, the Story of ACORN, America's most Controversial Anti Poverty Organizing Group. Weâll hear about the history of ACORN as members work to try to restart the organization...
Keywords: John Atlas; Seeds of Change; Housing battles; interview with John Atlas about new book on ACORN
|Israel May Attack Iran, Journalist Gareth Porter and Coleen Rowley - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for August 5, 2010 Produced by Dori Smith in Storrs, Connecticut The Neocons are still angling for war with Iran, according to Gareth Porter, and Israel could be on the verge of making sure they get it. Weâll hear the rest of our conversation with journalist, author, and historian, Gareth Porter. And then former FBI Special Agent, Coleen Rowley of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity joins us about their warning to President Obama that Israel may bomb Iran...
Keywords: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity; Colleen Rowley; former FBI agent; journalist and author Gareth Porter; Israel may attack Iran; documents forged; Israeli Mossad; former IAEA Ollie Heinonen
|John Feffer on President Obama, Foreign Policy, and the Cost of Empire - Dori Smith|
John Feffer on President Obama, Foreign Policy, and the Cost of Empire July 23rd, 2009 Talk Nation Radio for July 22, 2009 John Feffer on President Obama, Foreign Policy, and the Cost of Empire Produced by Dori Smith Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here and at Archive.org and Radio4all.net John Fefferâs July 14th piece is titled, âThe Cost of Empireâ. In it he refers to President Barack Obama as the âconsummate pitch manâ...
Keywords: foreign policy; Bush versus Obama re foreign policy; John Feffer; FPIF.org; remind Obama of his own words; peace; Middle East; Iran; Afghanistan; Iraq
|Obama MidEast Diplomacy Derailed by his Propaganda War, Gareth Porter in Washington, D.C., and Muhammad Khurshid in Pakistan - Dori Smith|
Obama MidEast Diplomacy Derailed by his Propaganda War, Gareth Porter in Washington, D.C., and Muhammad Khurshid in Pakistan Talk Nation Radio for March 24, 2010 Is Obama policy in the MidEAst Floundering because a Propaganda War is Derailing Diplomatic Opportunities? Journalist Gareth Porter joins us to discuss U.S. policy on Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Iraq. He is an expert on history, diplomacy, and U.S...
Keywords: Pakistan; Afghanistan; civilian casualties; diplomacy; propaganda war; Task Force 714; covert special operations group; Baghram Prisoners innocent; yet to be released
|Gareth Porter on Afghanistan and US National Security - Dori Smith|
Gareth Porter on Afghanistan and US National Security Use of War Lords as a Counter Insurgency Strike Force for US and NATO in Afghanistan November 6th, 2009 Talk Nation Radio for November 5, 2009 Gareth Porter on Afghanistan and US National Security Produced by Dori Smith TRT:29:45 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport or at Radio4all.net and Archive.org. Gareth Porter joins us to talk about the difficulties of understanding White House policy on Afghanistan...
Keywords: Afghanistan; war lords; US and Nato support for war lords in afghanistan; CIA; Kharzi; Iran; Iran and negotiations; need to negotiate in Afghanistan
|Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald on Afghanistan's Invisible History - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for August 13, 2009 TRT: 29:19 Produced by Dori Smith Talk Nation Radio studios Storrs, CT Syndicated with Pacifica Network contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald join us to talk about their book, 'Invisible History, Afghanistan's Untold Story'.(City Lights books, San Francisco). www.invisiblehistory.com After the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979, all Western media was expelled...
Keywords: Afghanistan; Durand Line; US policy; cold war; empire building; failures to understand Afghan history; invisible history
|Nora Barrows Friedman, worst basic living conditions I have ever seen in Palestine - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for March 11, 2010 Nora Barrows Friedman, worst basic living conditions I have ever seen in Palestine Produced by Dori Smith TRT: 29:45 Download at Pacificaâs Audioport here or at free sites Radio4all.net and Archive.org. We speak with award winning reporter Nora Barrows Friedman, Senior Producer at Flashpoints Radio. She arrived in Bethlehem in February and has been reporting regularly for Flashpoints, her daily news program produced at Pacifica Radio station KPFA-FM 94.1 in ...
Keywords: Nora Barrows Friedman; Israel; Palestine; settlers; settlements; peace talks; V.P.Joe Biden; P.M. Benyamin Netanyahu; U.S. role in Israel; new settlements continue through 2009 and March 2010
|Venezuela and Colombia Update, an extended interview with James W. Russell part two Corrected - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for April 17, 2008 CORRECTED UPLOAD, SORRY TO ANYONE WHO DID NOT GET THIS SHOW ON TIME FOR LAST WEEK. Venezuela and Colombia Update An extended interview with James W. Russell pt 2 Produced by Dori Smith at Pacifica Affiliate station WHUS Storrs, at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. This program is syndicated through Pacifica Network, http://www.pacifica.org and underwritten by the Willimantic Public Library, in Willimantic, CT http://www.biblio.org/willimantic/ TRT:...
Keywords: Venezuela; James W. Russell; Columbia; Plan Columbia; Hugo Chavez; US Military; Condoleezza Rice
|Josh Ruebner, U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation discusses the U.S. led talks between Palestinians and Israelis - Dori Smith|
Talk Nation Radio for September 3, 2010 Josh Ruebner on Israeli and Palestinian Talks in DC He is national advocacy director for the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation And Marine Biologist Dr. Samantha Joye, Journalist Dahr Jamail, chemical dispersants breaking up oil but making toxicity in Gulf of Mexico worse. First, this news about an oil and natural gas platform explosion about 100 miles off Louisiana's central coast in the Gulf of Mexico...
Keywords: Josh Ruebner; peace talks; September 2010; U.S. campaign to end the Israeli occupation; B'tselem; Hamas attack kills Israeli civilians; settlers; settler movement violence kills Palestinian civilians; Obama administration; Second oil and natural gas platform explosion in Gulf of Mexico September 3; 2010
|Jerry Lembcke on his book, Hanoi Jane, War, Sex and Fantasies of Betrayal - Dori Smith|
Scholar and Vietnam War veteran Jerry Lembcke joins us to talk about propaganda, myths, and war, from Vietnam to Iraq September 9th, 2010 Talk Nation Radio for September 9, 2010 Scholar and Vietnam War veteran Jerry Lembcke joins us to talk about propaganda, myths, and war, from Vietnam to Iraq. Who betrayed U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War era? Who is betraying them today? We discuss the similarities along with imagery in popular culture that now substitutes for real history lessons...
Keywords: Jerry Lembke; war; sex; and fantasies of betrayal; hanoi jane; jane fonda
|CT Voting Machine Security Protocols Give LHS Action Plan Responsibilities - Dori Smith, WHUS producer|
During the recount of Connecticut's 2nd district in 2006 a staff person of LHS Associates, vendor for the state's Diebold machines, opened up a machine and made a memory card switch. He used a card that had been in his possession, not one that was on site. This was in violation of Connecticut protocols issued by the Secretary of State's office, and to make matters worse, three LHS staff members said they had seen the protocols but planned to violate them anyway...
Keywords: voting machine; security; Diebold; Connecticut; failure; Talk Nation Radio; Dori Smith; Professor Michael Fischer; Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz; Deputy Secretary of State Leslie Mara; Bob Fitrakis; Free Press; security protocols lacking; LHS Associate